West Bengal to train 50,000 women to meet shortage of nurses

Deccan Herald, August 24, 2011 Kolkata - West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the state health ministry will train fifty thousand women to meet the shortage of nurses in the state. “We have a very high shortage of nurses in the state," Banerjee said while addressing a medical programme here. "Earlier trained nurses from south India used to come and serve in hospitals and nursing homes of the state. But now those nurses from Kerala and Chennai go abroad for jobs. ... West